Fraudsters infiltrate Hacktivist software, embedding malware.
[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2012/03/rmEo7T.png[/newsimage]For anyone not familiar with the term, a "Hacktivist" is a new-age activist that uses computer hacking skills and tools to infiltrate or disrupt websites, usually owned by banks, government, and large-scale corporations. These individuals often form groups that coordinate activities like DDoS (distributed-denial of service) attacks, which cause websites to go offline. Knocking sites offline causes financial strain and hardship on the companies, which have to implement aggressive defense plans in order to keep their websites available to the public.
Well now the targeters have become targets themselves.
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